The first table below looks at the demand for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PHP 5
Rank 50 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing PHP5 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.63% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.00
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
231 142 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.33% 38.59% 57.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 70 125
Average daily rate £388 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 56
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £32.50 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PHP5
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PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridge region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5.

1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 17 (85.00%) MySQL
2 17 (85.00%) Apache
3 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (80.00%) OO
3 16 (80.00%) Ajax
4 14 (70.00%) HTML
5 11 (55.00%) XHTML
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 11 (55.00%) Web Services
5 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) Nagios
5 11 (55.00%) LAMP
5 11 (55.00%) WordPress
5 11 (55.00%) Android
5 11 (55.00%) Ubuntu
5 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
5 11 (55.00%) Android Development
5 11 (55.00%) iOS Development
6 5 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (10.00%) Memcached

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (85.00%) Apache
2 11 (55.00%) WordPress
3 2 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.00%) Redis
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) LAMP Developer
3 5 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) Ajax
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) XHTML
3 11 (55.00%) LAMP
3 11 (55.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) Memcached
4 2 (10.00%) Kafka
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
1 11 (55.00%) Ubuntu
1 11 (55.00%) Android
1 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) Android Development
2 11 (55.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) PHP
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago